Dial-a-Story (304-826-BOOK)

We’ve got 12 Days of Dial-a-Stories for you! Call 304-826-BOOK (2665)! This is a phone number you can call 24/7 and listen to stories, jokes, and poems. No internet required — just a phone. What you’ll hear is recorded by staff and our wonderful community members.

Our menu of choices is varied so we’ve written them out below:

Dial 1: “The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice” by Wendy Pfeffer (for all ages read by Lynda)
Dial 2: “I Really Want the Cake by Simon Philip” (children’s story read by Cathy)
Dial 3: “The Cajun Cornbread Boy” by Dianne de Las Casa (children’s story read by Jon)
Dial 4: Joke Line (humor for all ages with Sarah Palfrey)
Dial 5: “Moon’s First Friends: One Giant Leap for Friendship” by Susanna Leonard Hill (children’s story read by Lexie)
Dial 6: “Llama Llama Holiday Drama” by Anna Dewdney (children’s story read by John)
Dial 7: “The Little Owl & The Big Tree: A Christmas Story” by Jonah Winter (children’s story read by Ruth)
Dial 8: “How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah?” by Jane Yolen (all ages read by Story Girl, Clover Wright)
Dial 9: “The Gingerbread Pirates” by Kristen Kladstrup (children’s story read by Lynda)
Dial 10: “Hamnet” by Maggie O’Farrell, excerpt for YA/Adult readers (read by Sandy Weston)
Dial 11: “Pick A Pine Tree by Patricia Toht” (children’s book read by Lynda)
Dial 12: “Tyrannoclaus” by Janet Lawler (children’s book read by Lynda)